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Old 03-26-2020, 12:20 PM   #3411 (permalink)
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I don't understand this thing.

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Old 03-26-2020, 10:14 PM   #3412 (permalink)
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I don't understand this thing.
Explanation & more pics.

Kinda want...

https://jalopnik.com/the-ford-f-250-...ero-1842492987




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Old 03-27-2020, 12:12 AM   #3413 (permalink)
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I suppose such a thing could be made useful.

This thread is the first thread about it.
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It's been mentioned here, twice:

https://ecomodder.com/forum/showthre...ort-33472.html

https://ecomodder.com/forum/showthre...tml#post563375
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Old 03-28-2020, 01:23 PM   #3415 (permalink)
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Explanation & more pics.

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https://jalopnik.com/the-ford-f-250-...ero-1842492987




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Yes,we talked about this years ago.
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We always think of the 1921 Rumpler Tropfenwagen as being primordial, but here's a one-off concept from 1903. think I posted one small pic years ago (no, you go and find it), but here are five (or six) good ones from JACG:




Just A Car Guy: 1903 Oldsmobile "Doctor Car" prototype, the only one ever made.

I like that aerodynamic foot-well. Reminds me of the El Camino/Ridgeline discussion.
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This reminds me of an ecomodded Morgan 3-wheeler. It has the same sliding pillar suspension.



Just A Car Guy: Fernand Maratuech decided in 1922 to apply some of his methods to build an extraordinary automobile.
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The footwell looks like a platypus.

Does the Marateuch crab in cross-winds? Actually that would be a good thing, aerodynamically.

Edit: Found more views. Rear wheel is well forward of what I imagined! You can kind of see that in those initial pics but dayum the cg of this trike is not optimal.



It's got sliding pillars AND double ellipticals up front! But there's scarcely any travel in the pillars. Looks like the pillars are an attempt at mechanical shock absorbers since they aren't bearing much of the load.

http://www.dwrenched.com/2014/09/dwr...ecial.html?m=1
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There's several swoopy delights here I've never seen or heard of before:

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There's several swoopy delights here I've never seen or heard of before:

Retromobile 2018: A Photo Essay | MAR Online
I'm starting to hate smartphone wide-angles on everything.

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